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How to search for a text string through all programs in a Visual Studio project or Solution

How to search for a text string through all programs in a Visual Studio project or Solution

Problem:

Customer is looking for a way to do a text search for a COBOL identifier and include all programs within a Visual Studio project or solution.

Is this possible?

Resolution:

Use the Find In Files option to search for a text string within your project or solution or elsewhere.

Under Edit-->Find and Replace-->Find In Files

Select the desired location to search, such as Project or Solution in the Look in dropdown list along with any other options like case matching, etc.

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